WANG MEMORIAL: A memorial service for C.C. Wang, backer of Vera Wang Co. and its former chairman, will be held Thursday, Oct. 19 at 1 p.m. at Christ Church, 520 Park Avenue in New York. Wang, 87, died Sept. 14 of complications related to prostate cancer. A reception will be held following the ceremony at 740 Park Avenue. Donations may be made in his memory to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
IN THE FAMILY: Dolce & Gabbana couldn't quite let go of Carla Buzzi, its longtime director of international public relations and advertising. Buzzi announced her departure earlier this year, but never left. On Tuesday, the company said she had taken on the role of consultant and would supervise media planning and advertising campaigns as well as manage communications in emerging markets like China and India. Simona Baroni, former deputy press office director, has been promoted to public relations director of Dolce & Gabbana. Baroni, who has worked at the Italian fashion house since 1998, will report directly to designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.
THINK PINK: The Adrienne Vittadini store at 1180 Sixth Avenue in New York has been up and running since March, but the company hopes to welcome many new faces tonight at a party. Co-hosted by Vogue, the event will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and a percentage of proceeds from all sales will go to the nonprofit. Adrienne Vittadini has developed a $58 pink T-shirt and a $148 rose quartz sterling bracelet for the cause. Accessories are becoming an increasingly important part of the label's business, and the company opened accessories stores adjacent to existing Adrienne Vittadini stores in eight cities last month. But don't look for the company's namesake at tonight's gathering in New York. She sold her trademarks to Retail Brand Alliance in 2001. Marg Helgenberger of "CSI: Miami" is expected, however.
TALBOTS EXEC MOVES: Margery Myers, vice president of corporate communications and public relations of The Talbots Inc. and a veteran of the Hingham, Mass.-based specialty retailer, has joined Dunkin' Brands, owner of Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo's, as senior vice president of communications. Myers joined Talbots in 1994 as director of p.r. and was promoted to her current position in 1999.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)